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Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 23, 2020

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADVANCE APPALACHIAN — a program designed to promote gender equity in STEM fields at App State, with an empha

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CAS continues Zoomer Series for Alumni Engagement
Sep 21, 2020

Over the summer and in the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumni and friends.

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Appalachian alumni publishes children’s book on vaccines
Sep 20, 2020

Andrea Cudd Alemanni ’89 was inspired to write “Ava Antibody Explains Your Body and Vaccines” by reflecting on her own experiences taking her children to the doctor to get vaccines.

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4 Lauded authors to appear in App State’s first virtual Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Sep 17, 2020

Pivoting in response to 2020’s pandemic plot twist, Appalachian State University has adapted its fall 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series into virtual events featuring renowned national authors, in

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Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor, Department of Sociology. Photo by University Communications.

Dr. Felicia Arriaga publishes timely article on social issues during COVID-19
Sep 14, 2020

So far, 2020 has seen the emergence and strengthening of various social movements. More than ever, there are discussions of what our society can improve upon. One of the people taking a closer look at current social issues is Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor, Department of Sociology.

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Constitution Day, being celebrated on Sept 16 & 17 this year at Appalachian. Graphic.

Virtual events to celebrate Constitution Day
Sep 11, 2020

The Department of Government and Justice Studies, in coordination with Academic Affairs, will celebrate Constitution Day with two virtual events this year. 

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Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields
Sep 10, 2020

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering and who intend to pursue a research career.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, rings Appalachian State University’s Founders Bell during the university's Founders Day celebration, Sept. 3. Perry was inducted into the 2020 class of Appalachian’s Bell Ringers Society. Photo by Marie Freeman

The tradition continues — App State celebrates a hybrid Founders Day
Sep 10, 2020

An appropriate smattering of people — safely distanced and sporting a variety of colorful and App State black and gold face coverings — gathered at Founders Plaza Thursday, Sept. 3, for the third annual Appalachian State University Founders Day celebration.

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Appalachian Global Symposium
Sep 10, 2020

Presentation proposals are now being accepted from students, faculty and staff for the eighth annual Appalachian Global Symposium that will take place virtually during International Education Week on Wednesday, October 28th.

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Career Development: Internship and Job Fair
Sep 9, 2020

Internship and Job Fair
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Virtual Fair via Handshake and Zoom

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